Ten Things to Do in Yangon This Week

By Wei Yan Aung 5 September 2017

AFF U-18 Championship 2017

Myanmar U-18 will play against Indonesia on Tuesday, Brunei on Saturday and the Philippines on Monday.

Sept 5, 9, 11, 6 pm. Thuwunna Stadium. Ticket prices 1,000-3,000 kyats

Wathann Film Festival

Twenty-nine films are entered in this film festival competition plus more than 70 films from Southeast Asia and Europe will be screened.

Sept 6-11, Waziya Cinema.

Shwe Man Chan Tha Thabin Troupe

Shwe Man Chan Tha Thabin performs its renowned dance theater to mark its 40th anniversary.

Sept 8-9, 6 pm. National Theater, Myoma Kyaung St. Tickets 20,000-50,000 kyats at 09-5011298, 09-421031142, 09-254309453.

Hledan Center 2nd Anniversary

Hledan Center will celebrate its second year with entertainment and giveaways.

Sept 6. Hledan Center.

Exhibition of Asian Lacquer Works

Lacquer art from Myanmar, Japan, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam and the US will be showcased.

Sept. 9, 1 pm to 5 pm. Myanm/Art. No. 98. 3rd Floor, Bogalay Zay St.

Lat Khat Than Exhibition

Lat Khat Than highlights the role of Myanmar textiles as valuable cultural heritage, while exploring innovative business models for developing and sustaining the livelihoods of female weavers in Myanmar’s hand-woven textile sector.

September 5-10. 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. National Museum.

Girl Power in Myanmar

Celebrating women in Myanmar. A kid-friendly party will be held at Nawaday Tharlar Gallery, and an uncut version at Rough Cut. Hear messy, frustrating, beautiful stories and check out limited prints for sale and an early peek at a bilingual children’s book on women kicking butt in Myanmar.

Sept. 5, 5 pm to 8 pm. Nawaday Tharlar Gallery. Sept. 7, 6 pm to 8 pm. Rough Cut, Sanchaung.

Expedition by Aung Myint

In this exhibition, Aung Myint explores materials and stylistic impressions that mimic some of his previous work, while departing from the old and engaging with new territories of patterns, shapes, colors and themes.

Sept 8-18. Myanm/Art. No. 98. 3rd Floor, Bogalay Zay St.

Maha Bagan

A group art exhibition of five artists will feature landscapes of Bagan.

Sept 10-14. Hninzi Myaing Art Gallery, Hninzigon Home for the Aged.


Artist Soe Naing will showcase around 40 modern paintings in his solo exhibition ‘Dancing.’

Sept 9-13. OK Gallery. Aung San Stadium (North Wing)